Montreal Simon: Roger Ailes the Head of Fox News Is Forced To Resign

For twenty years as the head of Fox News, Roger Ailes helped shaped the current form of the Republican Party.And turn politics in that country into a sewer.But today it was his turn to be flushed into that same sewer.Read more »

Red Tory v.3.0.3: WPITW

A trifecta of sexism, ignorance and paranoia today: In fairness to Republican hopeful Herman Cain, at least he had the decency to preface his crackpot theory with the caveat of not having the facts to back it up. Too bad the other nuts in the GOP clown car aren’t as candidly forthright about the baselessness ...

Red Tory v.3.0.3: No More Palin to Kick Around?

We can only dream… But Lawrence O’Donnell gives us some hope by quite plausibly suggesting that Palin’s recent “mean girl” scraps with other Fox News talent may well be foreboding signs that her days are numbered. Please, please, please… let it be true! Imagine – Sarah Palin no longer having a platform from which to ...

David Climenhaga's Alberta Diary: There’s no danger of Murdoch style press scandals in Canada! Really! Got that? Now go back to sleep

Gotcha! Britain’s Private Eye magazine satirizes the Murdoch Fambly Saga across the Pond. Nothing like the Eye in Canada, more’s the pity! (Where is Michael Bate now that we need him?) Below: Rupert Murdoch, in happier times; Kory Teneycke, late of the PMO; journalist Geoffrey Stevens. The Canadian Press says Canada can’t have a Rupert ...

GOP-friendly Howard ‘The Wolf’ Kurtz comes to Roger Ailes’ rescue

The right can always count on conservative Howard Kurtz to spread their talking points, especially when it comes to conservative media. He is their protectorate against criticism and is unafraid to be their useful idiot. He is, in effect, their ‘cleaner’. When Rolling Stone came out with a devastating piece on Fox News’ prez Roger ...

bastard.logic: “Roger Ailes as Howard Hughes”?

by matttbastard Let’s hope the ugly SOB still clips his toenails. Seriously — producing daily crypto-fascistic dispatches carefully crafted to rile up the rubes while scoring mega ad rev? Understandable. Poor hygeine?  Absolutely unforgivable. h/t Krugman (who, speaking of unforgivable actions, hath besmirched teh honour of Marcy Wheeler!!11one) Recommend this post at Progressive Bloggers